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Remembering Halloween from the Empty Nest

When the little gremlins and goblins come to our house tonight trick or treating it will back memories for me of Halloweens past.  Our twin sons are off at college in their freshmen years and are doing very well.  But … Continue reading

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Quiet House Tonight

We’ve just returned from an active three days of dropping our twin sons off for their freshmen years at college.  Josh is at Colorado State University, and Andrew is 540 miles away at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. The house … Continue reading

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Good Night Daddy

Instant Empty Nest.  That’s what my wife Anne and I are facing when our only two children, twins Josh and Andrew, are off to college in three weeks.  The boys have been such an integral part of our lives for … Continue reading

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Toastmasters: Like Father Like Son

I have mentioned in the past my guest blog post on Susan Cain’s Power Of Introverts site about my positive experience in Toastmasters.  I overcame my fear of public speaking thanks to Toastmasters!  I am not sure if my blog … Continue reading

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Buddy Night (Fathers Day reflections)

Sunday is Father’s Day, and I am celebrating it with my wife Anne and twin sons Josh and Andrew (age 17). When Anne and I were married I was open to having kids, but I really didn’t have much experience … Continue reading

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